Botswana’s Rich Tapestry

Posted by Spalding Hurst

October 21, 2023

On a sunny Oct. 19 morning in Lobatse, Botswana, St. Mary’s Pre-School was alive with vibrant colors and joyful laughter as they celebrated “Culture Day” with boundless enthusiasm. This special day was all about embracing the rich tapestry of Botswana’s heritage and instilling a sense of cultural pride in the hearts of the young students.

The festivities began with an introduction to traditional foods, art, crafts, and musical instruments. Each child proudly explained their outfit or the dish they brought, fostering a sense of cultural pride and diversity.

The highlight of the day was a captivating traditional dance performance. With rhythmic music, the children danced gracefully, filling the air with laughter and joy. Teachers and parents joined in, bridging generations through tradition.

Culture Day left a lasting impression, instilling in the children a deep appreciation for their culture. It was a day of learning, sharing, and unity, creating proud ambassadors of Botswana’s heritage among the young generation.


  1. Johannes Motsumi

    That’s a great job for our Sister and Teachers, as a board member i m so impressed buy what u have done keep it up

  2. Eugenie Coakley scna

    Wonderful! Culture day is a great day to have. Thanks for posting so we could share in the joy.

  3. Rosemarie Kirwan

    I was delighted to see what the dancers have already achieved. They are on their way to become professionals!

  4. Brenda Gonzales

    Thanks for sharing some of the culture day festivities.


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